Historically the only rival to royal families in opulence could be the ecclesial world of yesteryear, which is what Burton used as inspiration for the Alexander McQueen ready-to-wear fall 2013 collection.
The fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection was no different and did not disappoint. Innovative stylings and designs create a sense of wonderment, desire, and even lust.
A massive illuminated globe, with the CC logos shining on all of the store locations across the world, sat in the center of the catwalk and visually highlighted the force that Chanel is.
Raf Simmons and Dior brought a touch of surrealism to the runway for its fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection.
The 2013 fall winter ready-to-wear collection melded the downtown style Wang is most commonly described as with the classic shapes of the Balenciaga house.
The show must go, even under sad and tragic circumstances. Missoni knows this to its core and put on a show despite Vittorio Missoni’s disappearance.
Trends have a way of repeating themselves, and this collection seems to be a futuristic mod –perhaps what mod will look like in 2060 or 3060.
Dolce & Gabbana sent bloomers down the runway, but that wasn’t the most shocking moment of their fall winter 2013 ready-to-wear collection. The awe-inspiring moment goes to the finale when a gaggle of models dressed in red storm the runway.
Usually the words undone in fashion work as a semi-polite way to say unfinished, broken, or just no good, however Prada managed to turn it around and make undone chic and desirable.
Peter Dundas had had enough. In Emilio Pucci’s fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection, blues, tans, and whites fluttered down the runway in a plethora of fabrics and textures soothing the malaise of winter.
Subtlety and Versace go together like pickles and peanut butter. One doesn’t wear Versace to blend in, nor does one eat P&P for a bland sandwich.
Unveiling look after look, the inspiration of Gucci’s fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection was clear.
It’s been a big year for Christopher Kane. After becoming part of the PPR umbrella, he may have felt he had a lot to prove. And, boy did he. His fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection cut the muster.
Burberry conjures up a very specific image, a classic, British image. Bailey’s job is to meld that image with something new—season in and season out.
Giles manages to somehow combine all three into a beautiful showing of flowy Edwardian gowns mixed with elements of the darker side of fashion.
Espionage inspiration is kind of a funny one. For a career that wants you to blend in, fashion designers who use the spy world as inspiration sure make it difficult.
Having models slowly but deliberately make their way around and around to show off Lucio Castro’s primary color fueled collection.
It’s hard to pinpoint the best words to describe the collection. It had touches of athletic wear, mixes of downtown cool, and even an almost Amish accessory.
Pulling inspiration from the cave drawings at Chauvet, Rochambeau’s ready-to-wear men’s fall 2013 collection melds cave drawings with utilitarian style.
The structured designs inspired by architect Santiago Calatrava from Carlos Campos Spring 2013 line continued in his fall collection with strong tailoring and slim fits.
Nordic prints and textured fabrics create Custo Barcelona’s Beauty and the Beast inspired collection.
John Galliano won a small victory against Christian Dior in court. The Paris court system has agreed to hear his case against his termination from Dior rather than sending it to commercial court.
The dream of owning a piece of Oscar de la Renta just became closer to becoming a reality.
Riccardo Tisci will continue his reign at Givenchy. Givenchy extended Tisci’s contract for another three years showing faith in the creative director’s vision, designs, and business plans.
Nicholas Kirkwood becomes first accessories designer to win the award.